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Gorgias was an ancient Greek sophist, pre-Socratic philosopher, and rhetorician who was a native of Leontinoi in Sicily. Along with Protagoras, he forms the first generation of Sophists. Several doxographers report that he was a pupil of Empedocles, although he would only have been a few years younger. "Like other Sophists, he was an itinerant that practiced in various cities and giving public exhibitions of his skill at the great pan-Hellenic centers of Olympia... Read More

Bornc. 483 BC
Leontinoi, Sicily
(today Lentini, Italy)
Died375 BC
(aged c. 108)
EraPre-Socratic philosophy
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